Our RVC Block Party has been postponed to fall 2024.

10 Steps Towards a Thriving Organizational Culture

Now that RVC has a formal Co-Executive Director structure, that tends to be what people focus on. While our Co-EDs are an important part of the picture, the truth of […]


Making Philanthropy More Equitable: Introducing the Equitable Grantmaking Continuum

At RVC, we have worked with dozens of grassroots nonprofits of color over many years. Some of those organizations have thrived, others have folded. When it comes to building healthy organizations, there is no substitute for visionary leadership and dedicated, driven staff, but every organization we work with has this. So what does it mean when nonprofits have talented staff and a strong mission, yet still don’t thrive? The answer: it boils down to funding.


Three Ways to Honor POC Intellectual Labor

The Raw Watering of the Nonprofit Sector By Florence Sum, RVC Fellow, Rainier Valley Corps Raw water is natural water found in the environment that has not been treated and […]